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2014 Triathlete Buyer’s Guide: Best In Class

  • by Triathlete.com
  • Published Apr 2, 2014
  • Updated Apr 2, 2014 at 5:22 PM UTC
Photo: John David Becker

Aerobar

Zipp Vuka Stealth
$1,070, Zipp.com
The draw: Streamlined and adaptable

Achieving a broad range of fit adjustment options usually takes a bunch of hardware that looks clunky and possibly adds wind drag. Zipp found a way to make a bar both fit-flexible and streamlined. The Vuka Stealth boasts a vast amount of adjustability while maintaining great ergonomics, aesthetics and aerodynamics. The bar comes in three sizes. The only downside to this bar is the weight—it is a bit heavier than the others reviewed here, but considering that it includes an integrated stem, a few extra grams is a compromise we can live with.

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